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    A picture of Representative Reid J. Ribble

    Representative Reid J. Ribble

    From: WI District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-15

    RIBBLE. Mr. Speaker, this afternoon, this body is going to come together and in bipartisan fashion--I think that is normally a good thing, in bipartisan fashion--be able to applaud themselves for fixing...



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    Representative Pete Aguilar

    From: CA District 31

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-15

    AGUILAR asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. AGUILAR. Mr. Speaker, less than 2 months ago House Republicans refused to take the opportunity to extend the highway trust...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-13

    TONKO asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. TONKO. Mr. Speaker, we are closing in on yet another deadline and yet another needlessly...



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    Representative Michael F. Doyle

    From: PA District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-08

    DOYLE of Pennsylvania asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. MICHAEL F. DOYLE of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, for far too long, Republicans...



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    Senator Debbie Stabenow

    From: MI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-03

    STABENOW. Mr. President, in the middle of the last century, our Michigan automakers were selling thousands of cars and trucks to an outstanding and expanding American middle class. We are proud to build...



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    Representative Debbie Dingell

    From: MI District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    DINGELL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mrs. DINGELL. Mr. Speaker, there are only 2 legislative days left until the highway trust fund expires on May 31, and we do...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-15

    BLUMENAUER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, as was referenced on the floor of the House, in 4 legislative days, funding expires for transportation....



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-15

    WELCH asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. WELCH. Mr. Speaker, as you know, in 4 days, our transportation fund will expire. This...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-14

    BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, recently I visited the Newberg-Dundee bypass, a highway construction project in my district that will divert traffic around two small communities that are thriving but choked with...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-14

    MALONEY of New York asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mrs. CAROLYN B. MALONEY of New York. Mr. Speaker, when it comes to the highway trust fund, this Congress has kicked...



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    Representative Elizabeth H. Esty

    From: CT District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-14

    ESTY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. ESTY. Mr. Speaker, there are only 5 legislative days until the highway trust fund expires....



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    Representative Donald Norcross

    From: NJ District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-14

    NORCROSS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. NORCROSS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk with my colleagues about passing a long-term reauthorization of the highway...



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    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-13

    PALLONE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, on Monday I held a press conference at a bridge in Perth Amboy, in my district, to highlight the...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-12

    GARAMENDI. Hello, America. Do you know what is going to happen in just a few days? In 7 legislative days, the United States highway trust fund runs out of money--kaput, it is over--a fund established...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-12

    NORTON. I want to thank my good friend from California because it is you who have done a great service to the Nation's infrastructure and transportation by taking out this hour virtually every week....



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-12

    DURBIN. Mr. President, May 31--today is May 12. On May 31, the Federal highway trust fund authorization expires. What it means is at that point in time, the Federal Government will stop sending Federal...



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    Senator Bernard Sanders

    From: VT

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2015-05-12

    SANDERS. Let me say this, if I might. If I can get unanimous consent to speak after Senator Thune, that would be fine, and I would yield back to the Senator. How is that? Mr. DURBIN. If the Senator...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    BLUMENAUER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, 2 weeks ago, Democrats overwhelmingly supported a sustainable solution to the current shortfall...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-22

    MURRAY. Mr. President, I came to the Senate floor in April to warn my colleagues of a looming crisis in the highway trust fund. I told them if Congress didn't act and the fund reached critically low...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-22

    ALEXANDER. Mr. President, while the Senator from Washington is on the floor, I think it is appropriate to note and congratulate her for her work on the Workforce Investment Act. She and Senator Isakson...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-22

    LEAHY. Mr. President, I thank my friend from Tennessee who has said that the trial he described is not a trial. It is a sham, and no honest and civilized country, no country that has even a pretense...



    A picture of Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-09

    CONNOLLY. Mr. Speaker, I intend to talk about transportation, but I must say to my friend who just spoke, there is a more humane and enlightened approach to comprehensive immigration reform that would...



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    Representative Dina Titus

    From: NV District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-09

    TITUS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. TITUS. Mr. Speaker, in just a few days, the highway trust fund will become insolvent....



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-07

    BOXER. Mr. President, I have a number of topics to go over, and I will do this as briefly as I can because I know colleagues want to put forward a unanimous consent request. In our work every day something...



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    Senator Rand Paul

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2014-07-07

    PAUL. Mr. President, I don't believe that foreign aid should go to countries that persecute Christians. I also don't believe that foreign aid should go to countries that host terrorists within their...



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    Senator Bob Corker

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-07

    CORKER. Mr. President, I want to say that I appreciate so much the point of view the Senator from Kentucky brings to the committee and his focus on foreign aid. No doubt there are issues relative to...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-07

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    A picture of Representative John J. Duncan Jr.

    Representative John J. Duncan Jr.

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2014-06-18

    DUNCAN of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, we take in approximately $39 billion a year for the highway trust fund to take care of transportation needs all over this country. We have spent $103 billion over the...